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Teen Events

MONTHLY PROGRAMMING

Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 1st Wednesday of the Month

(Open to teens who are age 13 and older.) T.A.G meets the 1st Wednesday of every month between September and June. West Orange Public Library TAG members are teens ages 13+  in grades 8-12 who are dedicated to making sure the library is meeting the needs and wants of teens in the community.  TAG members are teen leaders who help plan, faciliate and run programs targeted to teens and other age groups as well. To learn more about T.A.G. click HERE.

Teen Writing Club, 2nd Wednesday of the Month

(Grades 6-12) Whether you dream of being a published writer one day or simply want to give writing a story a shot, join other teen writers in this creative club sure to inspire and motivate! Stay tuned to learn about upcoming workshops run by local authors!

Teen Game Night, 3rd Wednesday of the Month

(Grades 6-12) Whether you enjoy multiplaying videogaming on the Wii-U or board games there's something for every gamer!  As always, teen game night will feature the Wii-U. Each week we'll also put out fan favorites as well as a new table top game for clever gamers to try to figure out and maybe even master.

Anime Club,  4th Wednesday of the Month

(Grades 6-12) Experience anime and manga with other West Orange teens. Discover new shows, rewatch favorites, draw, write, create, discover and of course, cosplay!  

OTHER PROGRAMMING 

Dungeons and Dragons,  Wednesdays 4pm-6:30pm February 22nd through March 29th

(Ages 13+) Join a 6 week D&D adventure.  Every player gets their own set of dice to keep! Registration is required -  the campaign is open to 6 players. (Program provided by the Heroes Journey Inc.)

Girls Who Code Club,  Thursdays 4pm-6pm January 19th through April 27th

(Grades 6-12) Club meets weekly on Thursdays at 4pm between 1/19 and 4/27. Aimed at helping girls acquire the skills necessary for 21st century careers. Offers girls in grades 6-12 the opportunity to try coding in a welcoming, encouraging environment.

Registration required. (West Orange Residents Only. Valid West Orange Libray card required.)

Raise the Grade! Life Skills for Middle School Students, Saturdays 10:30am-11:30am January 7th - March 4th

(Grades 5-8)  A series of workshops designed to provide a forum for Middle School students to identify their obstacles and understand how much control they have over their own study environment and habits to become independent learners. This 8-week free program presented by the Michael Aymar Foundation meets weekly on Saturday mornings at 10:30am between 1/6 and 3/4 (except 1/21).